COVID-19 Testing & Vaccinations

COVID-19 Testing & Vaccinations Announcement
Posted on 05/12/2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE
Boise Schools Partners with Boise State to Provide
COVID-19 Testing & Vaccinations
Boise, ID -- 05/12/2021 -- Boise School District and Boise State University announced today that they are partnering to provide District students, families and staff COVID-19 testing and vaccinations at the Boise State campus.
Boise State University will offer free COVID testing and vaccination services through its on-campus Public Health office. Spanish language interpreter services and same-day appointments are available now, with walk-in services coming soon.
Location
Campus School Building
2100 W University Dr
Boise, ID 83706
Free parking available in the Brady Street Garage, with complimentary ADA parking in front of Campus School.
COVID Testing
  • Non-invasive COVID-19 testing that’s fast and easy for families on the go.
  • Patients visiting the Boise State COVID Testing Center will provide a saliva sample for analysis in the University's on-campus clinical laboratory.
  • For young children, Boise State offers an oral swab alternative.
  • Boise State utilizes molecular, PCR-based testing for highly sensitive and accurate results.
  • Test results are generally available within 24-48 hours through a secure, online patient portal, and can be used for travel documentation. 
  • Schedule a COVID testing appointment today!
  • Each person testing must register for their testing using a unique email address. If you don't have enough email addresses for each person testing in your family, call (208) 426-1038 for assistance. 
  • Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Patients should refrain from eating or drinking 30 minutes before their appointment.
Cost
  • Boise State accepts insurance to cover administrative costs for COVID-19 testing; however, there are no co-pays or out-of-pocket fees for service, and uninsured individuals will not be charged for testing.
  • If you accidentally receive a billing statement following your visit, contact the OnDemand Billing Office at (208) 947-5390 or email covidtesting@boisestate.edu to have the charges removed. 
COVID Vaccinations
  • Boise State offers free COVID vaccinations at its Boise State Vaccination Clinic.
  • Clinic staff are trained to administer the following vaccine types: Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine (two-dose vaccine currently authorized for patients ages 16+), Moderna vaccine (two-dose vaccine currently authorized for patients ages 18+), and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine (single-dose vaccine for patients ages 18+).
  • Boise State is ready to expand vaccination services to children under age 16 pending FDA/CDC approval.
  • Schedule a COVID vaccination appointment today!
  • Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • You do not have to be an Idaho resident to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
  • All patients must remain at the clinic for at least 15 minutes after vaccination for observation.
  • If you receive a two-dose vaccine, your second dose appointment will be confirmed during your visit.
  • For questions, email covidvaccine@boisestate.edu